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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: EMERGING DISEASES OF CITRUS, VEGETABLES, AND ORNAMENTALS

Location: Subtropical Plant Pathology Research

Title: First report of Tomato chlorotic spot virus in lettuce in Puerto Rico

Authors
item Estevez DE Jensen, Consuelo -
item Adkins, Scott

Submitted to: Plant Disease
Publication Type: Peer Reviewed Journal
Publication Acceptance Date: December 28, 2013
Publication Date: July 1, 2014
Citation: Estevez De Jensen, C., Adkins, S.T. 2014. First report of Tomato chlorotic spot virus in lettuce in Puerto Rico. Plant Disease. 98:1015.

Interpretive Summary: Tomato chlorotic spot virus (TCSV) has been detected for the first time in lettuce in Puerto Rico. This has implications for vegetable production in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean.

Technical Abstract: This is the first report of Tomato chlorotic spot virus (TCSV) in lettuce in Puerto Rico. This report provides an overview of this virus for growers, extension workers, crop consultants and research and regulatory scientists.

Last Modified: 10/24/2014
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